8 doctors weighed in:
Do the hormones given to transexuals work to enlarge a normal woman's breasts?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
You would still require surgery to enlarge your breasts.

In brief: No
You would still require surgery to enlarge your breasts.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
No these are not going to work.

In brief: No
No these are not going to work.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes but unsafe
Those hormones can increase the breast size on a natural woman as well, but hormonal influences on the breast which are unnatural can predispose to breast cancer.
Why take the chance especially when the amount of growth is general less than a cup and most people want more. That requires an implant.

In brief: Yes but unsafe
Those hormones can increase the breast size on a natural woman as well, but hormonal influences on the breast which are unnatural can predispose to breast cancer.
Why take the chance especially when the amount of growth is general less than a cup and most people want more. That requires an implant.
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Possibly
Yes, some of these hormones may work on women but there are concerns about increasing the risk of tumors.

In brief: Possibly
Yes, some of these hormones may work on women but there are concerns about increasing the risk of tumors.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Timothy King
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: No
The hormones given are estrogen-which a man's breast have never seen until they start taking it.
Women's breast have seen estrogen since they have gone through puberty so they have already developed the breasts that they can from estrogen exposure (essentially, the men are going through female puberty with the estrogen treatment).

In brief: No
The hormones given are estrogen-which a man's breast have never seen until they start taking it.
Women's breast have seen estrogen since they have gone through puberty so they have already developed the breasts that they can from estrogen exposure (essentially, the men are going through female puberty with the estrogen treatment).
Dr. Timothy King
Dr. Timothy King
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